Bradley Harper: Forensics …  or “Whodunnit?”

I welcome Bradley Harper to the blog. Brad is the author of Knife in the Fog, a pastiche novel that has Arthur Conan Doyle, Margaret Harkness, and Dr. Joseph Bell tackling the unresolved mystery of Jack the Ripper. Brad’s also … Continue reading

May is National Short Story Month. Let’s Celebrate!

Do you read short stories? If so, you know how satisfying and enjoyable they can be. If not, here are just a few reasons to start: The plotting will be tighter and the pace quicker, keeping suspense alive and you … Continue reading

Missing Author Found!

In January I included mystery author Susan Kandel in my ongoing series on “Missing Authors.” Susan wrote a series featuring Cece Caruso, a divorced ex-beauty queen from New Jersey who reinvented herself as a biographer of dead mystery writers and … Continue reading

Update: What books are on my nightstand right now?

Last September Sisters in Crime put out a call to bloggers to participate in a September Sinc-Up. My favorite of the seven questions they suggested is “What books are on your nightstand right now?” and I lost no time in … Continue reading